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Hinterland Transmissions: All The Makings Of A Real Bad Day photo
March 9, 2018 | Dispatches

Hinterland Transmissions: All The Makings Of A Real Bad Day

Steve Anwyll

Then I hear it. Loud as the train coming into the station. Fuckinragabagagrrahfuuck. Ah ha. Of course. The unmistakable call of the down and out drunk.

10.10.12 photo
March 9, 2018 | Poetry

10.10.12

Jeanine Walker

Whatever: molecules transform / and become part of my arms, my legs—that’s cool.

The Places That Hurt: An Interview with Elle Nash photo
March 8, 2018 | Interview

The Places That Hurt: An Interview with Elle Nash

Lauren Grabowski

When I was twelve or thirteen my grandmother gave me a book by art historian and occultist Fred Gettings about the tarot. My grandmother really helped foster my imagination about magic.

glossary of coping mechanisms photo
March 7, 2018 | Poetry

glossary of coping mechanisms

Jessica Morey-Collins

Glass of Water—

Selves rasp against each other. Mother's little bucket of wisdom tipped over; teacher's sweet girl has... more

Chen Chen Interview photo
March 7, 2018 | Interview

Chen Chen Interview

Daniel Pieczkolon

Most of the time, I am skeptical of the notion that a writer can find his or her voice.  I warn my first-year students against... more

Wonderful Wonderful photo
March 6, 2018 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Wonderful Wonderful

James Gianetti

I turn the knob to the right, bang my hands against the steering wheel, and deafeningly inform the world that I’m out of my cage and doing just fine.

Why I Won't Work At The Mill photo
March 6, 2018 | Fiction

Why I Won't Work At The Mill

Nicholas Rys

The main thing about washing dishes at Ronny’s Café is I can come into work pretty fucked up and no one seems to notice—least of all Todd. 

We Need to Talk photo
March 5, 2018 | Nonfiction

We Need to Talk

Lauren Grabowski

I immediately remembered the Sex and the City episode where Samantha wants to sleep with the Franciscan priest she refers to as Friar Fuck.

Two Poems photo
March 5, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Jaime Zuckerman

They

whoever they are they warn freak snowstorms
in spring & weak apple harvests & everyone mutters
certain doom in... more

Weird West photo
March 4, 2018 | Sunday Comics

Weird West

Robert James Russell

Chelsea Martin Poems photo
March 2, 2018 | Poetry

Chelsea Martin Poems

Elizabeth Ellen

In these poems I am using ‘Chelsea Martin’ as a pseudonym for someone who is not Chelsea Martin.

three poems photo
March 2, 2018 | Poetry

three poems

Mary Boo Anderson

I've been socialized to be alive / the quiet death of women eating salad

Raw Honey photo
March 1, 2018 | Fiction

Raw Honey

Daniel Le Saint

We talked about a lot of things when we were high. We talked about a lot of things when we were sober, too. 

Two Poems photo
February 28, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Luis Neer

i have stopped worrying / about being / a robot / version of me / with unfamiliar eyes / but i have other worries

Alcoholics photo
February 27, 2018 | Fiction

Alcoholics

Bud Smith

Dad’s side are all boring fucks. Mom’s side, god—all my mom’s brothers thought they were the outlaw rebel cowboys of New Jersey. Wild ones.... more

Three Poems photo
February 26, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Dana Alsamsam

We lie here together, gold in charred hands, / pulling the ash from each other’s hair.

 

Art is life: Foof! photo
February 25, 2018 | Sunday Comics

Art is life: Foof!

Uzodinma Okehi

As always, feel I’ve mentioned this elsewhere—But here’s how deep I’d get into something without being able to have it make sense. 

Five Poems photo
February 23, 2018 | Poetry

Five Poems

David Schaefer

This is the most difficult sermon, / The one where the disciples / Burn the hamburger buns and / Christ nearly misses his train.

Bruh photo
February 22, 2018 | Fiction

Bruh

Hector Luis Alamo

It was late July, those days in Chicago when summer is past its prime and everybody's waiting around for a bit of fun.

Four Poems photo
February 22, 2018 | Poetry

Four Poems

Vandana Khanna

I grow our loneliness in my mouth, feed you— / sweet and bleak— under a halo of buzzing stars.

Three Is A Rational Number photo
February 21, 2018 | Fiction

Three Is A Rational Number

Michele Finn Johnson

It’s official—I’m rocking a solid C minus in algebra. Lola is pulling straight A’s, and Mom looks mystified as she posts Lola’s successes on the front of our fridge.

Five Poems photo
February 21, 2018 | Poetry

Five Poems

Elizabeth Schmuhl

The snow is beautiful and I want to die. Who could / refuse this softness?

Stephen Malkmus photo
February 20, 2018 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Stephen Malkmus

John Thornburg

Stephen Malkmus
Stephen Malkmus
February 13th, 2001
Matador Records
12 songs, 42 Minutes

 

I ripped this CD onto my... more

so fast in silence photo
February 20, 2018 | Fiction

so fast in silence

Timston Johnston

They had taken all the milking cows but left us the wheat fields that fed them. Only Boy handles our cow creamer with two hands,... more

Voiceless photo
February 19, 2018 | Fiction

Voiceless

Emily Smith

The photo I'm about to share is a sandwich, on a big brioche bun, cheese dripping out the sides, and juicy roast beef, beet red and... more

Two Poems photo
February 19, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Ananda Lima

We were little and we wore white we squinted at all that light we were hungry we were given pink candied popcorn

Two Poems photo
February 16, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Cameron Quan Louie

Than the plastic donation kiosks in a mall / shaped like a funnel. You walk up and roll / your change and watch all of it spiral down

Angels photo
February 16, 2018 | Fiction

Angels

Shane Page

Weird day at work. Serving at Maria’s, couple walked up to me, looked like they’d been crying, gave me one hundred dollars. Five twenties. 

Damage photo
February 15, 2018 | Fiction

Damage

Jeff Newman

My son is obsessed with points.

GOODNIGHT, BEAUTIFUL WOMEN by Anna Noyes photo
February 14, 2018 | Interview

GOODNIGHT, BEAUTIFUL WOMEN by Anna Noyes

Michael Deagler

An interview with Anna Noyes